Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

Happy New Year, Dear Friends! FCF Tucson transition service Just a note to say “Thanks” for all your prayers and support in 2019. What a year! In February we released our Tucson congregation into the able hands of Pastors John and Valarie Smith, and they are doing a great job. We are privileged to be … Continue reading Happy New Year from Virgil and Judy Stokes

Sunday Supernaturally: Ready or Not…

Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith. Don't drift along taking everything for granted. Give yourselves regular checkups. You need firsthand evidence, not mere hearsay, that Jesus Christ is in you. Test it out. If you fail the test, do something about it. (2 Corinthians 13:5 MSG) It’s the last Sunday … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Ready or Not…

Sunday Supernaturally: Merry Christmas

14 So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his glory, the glory of the Father's one and only Son.  John 1:14John 1:14 NLT Three days before Christmas. We celebrate the first of the big three events that form the … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Merry Christmas

Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Live in Heavenly Peace

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright. Round yon virgin, mother and Child, Holy Infant, so tender and mild Sleep in heavenly peace, sleep in heavenly peace. (Mohr / Gruber) One of the best-known Christmas songs of all time is “Silent Night.” I love … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Live in Heavenly Peace

Man Alive: Integrity

The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the perversity of the unfaithful will destroy them. Proverbs 11:3 NKJV In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term manhood, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?”  I tallied the responses in the hope of identifying characteristics … Continue reading Man Alive: Integrity

De la abundancia del corazón: Aprendiendo a esperar

Construyendo personas de sustancia para obras de poder ¿No has sabido, no has oído que el Dios eterno es Jehová, el cual creo los confines de la tierra? No desfallece, ni se fatiga con cansancio, y su entendimiento no hay quien lo alcance. El da fuerzas al cansado y multiplica las fuerzas al que no … Continue reading De la abundancia del corazón: Aprendiendo a esperar